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. >>> oakland can add a super cop to the payroll in an effort to fight violent crime or they might like to. bill bratton led police departments in both new york and los angeles. and he is ready to help oakland for a substantial fee of course. but as anne makovec reports, not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for him, right? >> reporter: that is true. last night a committee did approve the contract but they didn't confirm that bratton is going to be the man. the council has been ordered to look at alternatives because bratton has been raising some eyebrows with comments basically in support of "stop & frisk." that is a policy that some other police departments across the country are using. bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york. and he is a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there is reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in any sort of criminal activity and with murder rates at alarming levels, we have talked four murders in oakland just last friday, the council has been considering a $250,000 contract t
deputies and a supervisor to patrol oakland streets two days a week. also, a new police academy class is now scheduled for later this year to train more officers. now, these votes come as oakland has experienced a rapid rise in crime. there is some hope that these new measures may make a dent in the statistics. live in the newsroom, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a one-alarm fire erupted at an apartment building on oakland street near octavia boulevard in san francisco. the fire was record around 2:45 this morning. trees near the three-story apartment building caught fire. the frames spread on the outside wall of the structure. it was out in an hour. no injuries. >>> police are investigating an armed robbery that took place in downtown palo alto last night. it happened at the 300 block of ramona street shortly before 9:00. at this time, police are not releasing details about the suspect, victim, what was stolen or the type of weapon that was used and they are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact them immediately. >>> in other hea
the nimitz 880 at oakland no delay between hayward and downtown. that's a check of "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> oakland city leaders are calling for a state of emergency in the city after a deadly weekend. and today, oakland city leaders and police are expected to announce a plan of action on how to deal with the gun violence. five people were shot at on seminary drive last night, multiple people injured, no one killed. there were a total of three nonfatal shootings yesterday. on friday, four people were killed in separate incidents. no arrests have been made. some city leaders say it's time to bring in the national guard to patrol the streets and many residents support that idea. >> even if they make us uncomfortable, anything -- but we are open to exploring ideas. >> i'm okay with that. let's do it! two thumbs up on that. let's do it! >> six people have already been killed in oakland so far in the new year. >>> two oakland men accused of a double homicide last fall are expected to enter pleas this afternoon. 15-year-
of an undercover police officer in oakland last night. investigators say the undercover detective was hit in the arm, just before 6:30 last night as he sat in a car near seminary and bromley avenues. one suspect was arrested, the officer is expected to recover. >>> a heated debate is expected at the meeting of the oakland city council, the big issue, whether to pay a quarter million dollars to hire an anticrime consultant, william bratton, who let police departments in new york, boston and los angeles. he has strong supporters and critics. baton has a history -- bratton has a history of helping crime but there is concern about his stop and frisk and zero tolerance. >>> let's find out what's cooking on this tuesday. >> we've got a storm brewing. we haven't said that for three weeks, it looks like, yeah, we've got clouds beginning to make their way across the skies. no rain today, it will be a fairly pleasant day outside. hazy sunshine. you can see the storm clouds off the coastline but that is going to start to move onshore, as we head toward tomorrow.
stolen from the oakland museum. thieves broke in on monday, took off with a historic gold box worth more than 80$0,000. museum officials and mayor quan will announce a reward at 9:30 a.m. this is the second time in two months someone broke into the museum. >>> the water is back on at a bay area hospital disrupted by a pipe problem. alta bates medical center in oakland declared a code dry for the building yesterday afternoon halting all water use. surgeries were halted and no water was available anywhere. the problem a plumbing failure. the code dry lasted for more than 4 hours. >>> this morning, vice president joe biden is talking about ways to curb gun violence. he is meeting with victim groups and gun safety organizations. tomorrow he will meet with the national rifle association and other gun owner groups. president obama wants biden to hear about those policy plans by the end of the month e. >>> the obama administration says when american troops pull out of afghanistan at the end of next year, the u.s. could pull out all of them. white house
a little bit earlier than that. otherwise here is a live look at the nimitz 880 in oakland flowing nicely towards downtown. quiet golden gate bridge. they did some lane changes a little while ago so they have more southbound 101 lanes open now and mass transit including capitol corridor amtrak all on time. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> okay, liz, thanks. >>> 5:03 now. a dead body is discovered in sonoma county. investigators found a car in a no parking zone last night on petaluma road north of east cotati avenue near sonoma state university. the trunk was unlocked. when they opened it they found a body inside wrapped in a blanket. investigators believe it is linked to a crime in santa rosa but are not providing any details. >>> city leaders in oakland say gang activity is a big reason behind a surge of violence over the weekend. there were 16 shootings during a span of 72 hours that ended yesterday. four of the victims died. police chief howard jordan says 90% of the recent violence is traced to two feuding gangs and the murder of one
and oakland coliseum, so if you have a flight to catch no delay on southbound 880. not sure you may still find overnight roadwork still in lanes between 66 and 980. this is a live look at the getting golden gate. nothing much out there right now it slow you down. we saw some lanes change trucks drive by within the last half hour or so. not one yellow sensor so far on westbound five five 580. that's "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >>> a 98-year-old woman is the first bay area resident to have died from the flu virus. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at a safeway right now in san francisco where apparently they are getting more flu vaccine. >> reporter: good morning. the flu is now widespread throughout california and has already taken the life of a bay area woman. a 98-year-old woman died earlier this month from the flu and pneumonia and this marks the first bay area death from the flu this season. now, four other people in the state have also died from the illness one in the sacramento area, another in the central valley, and two down in sout
for sunday's attack in the bayview at a laundromat. police arrested him at an oakland hotel. the victim 25-year-old star lamar still hospitalized with life-threatening burns. >>> a basically accused of hitting -- bicyclist accused of hitting and killing someone is charged with felony vehicular manslaughter for last april's accident. today's court appearance is set for a preliminary hearing. >>> the man charged with killing two people in san francisco on new year's day goes to court this morning. 19-year-old david morales is facing two counts of murder and a number o other charges arrested after a shooting and crash that left two people dead on south van ness avenue. his bail is $10 million. >>> dna technology has promised and arrest in a -- prompted an arrest in a 1985 mountain view murder. the body of 21-year-old saba germai was found on north shore line boulevard. friday 53-year-old daniel garcia of fresno was arrested for suspicion of murder. his dna was found under the victim's fingernails. >>> walnut creek police are defending two officers who sho
in between cars this morning up and down the nimitz freeway between downtown oakland into hayward. oakland airport, no delay getting there. another accident on 880, northbound 880 approaching mallory. there's an accident reported. sounds like chp heading to the scene. elsewhere, mass transiting a lot is o on a holiday schedule, saturday or sunday schedule. b.a.r.t. on a saturday schedule. no delays. muni and ac transit. >>> here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. no delay between marin county and san francisco. that is a check of your time saver traffic and lawrence we've been love the spring like weather. >> it has been nice and i think you look like a surfer girl. >> with my straight hair today. >> your ugg,s that you always wear. we have a lot of sunshine coming our way. cold in the spots. mostly clear skies. we have a couple patches of fog showing up in the valleys and the north bay. you can see the clouds gathering a little bit closer now and weal see more in the middle of the week. for today, mild afternoon sunshine and it will
at the martinez junior high school. >>> a vigil at noon in oakland for a man who was shot and killed while detained by bart police. family members will hold the vigil at the fruitvale bart station where oscar grant was shot four years ago today. officer johannes mehserle was later found guilty on involuntary manslaughter. he was released from prison in june of 2011 after serving his sentence. >>> in other bay area headlines, there is a ban on wood-burning today throughout the bay area. it is illegal all day to burn wood, fire logs or pellets. this order interest air quality regulators -- from ar quality regulators applies to all nine counties in the region. it traps soot so on a typical winter night a third from wood stoves and fireplaces. >> tough day to do it with folks at home probably wanting to enjoy it. >>> if you ride bumper cars at the fair do it at your own risk. that's the ruling from the california supreme court. it ruled a doctor could not sue santa clara's great america theme park after she broke her wrist on the bumper cars. the court says that there is, quote, an assumption
temperatures probably low 50s by the afternoon. inside the bay 53 degrees in san francisco, 55 oakland, 52 sausalito. check out your temperatures online at cbssf.com. let's check the roads with gianna. >>> thank you, lawrence. we have been monitoring this water main break in hayward which seems to be a problem as chp has now issued a sig alert in the area. so the water main break is located at jackson street and santa clara street right at that intersection just east of 880 and the 92 interchange. chp has shut down one lane of the eastbound 92 off-ramp at jackson because of flooding in the area. so they are advising you to avoid the area until they mop up. so it's jackson street and santa clara street but if you are coming off jackson off east 92, that right lane is now shut down. chp and hayward pd are on scene. we have live look coming up in the next few minutes to get you updated on this area. we'll do that as soon as the lanes open, as well. the san mateo bridge, westbound towards foster city no problems. eastbound into hayward not showing any delays right now, traffic looking good. an
in court again tomorrow. >>> and the city of oakland plans to issue special id cards for people without legal immigration status. yesterday, mayor jean quan showed off an example of the card, which is also designed to function as a debit card. the city expects to issue 6,000 of these cards this year but is still trying to work out the details of the system. critics contend the cars will legitimate might see the presence of illegal immigrants. >>> there is a new clue in the case of a dog killed in a san francisco robbery. police say the man seen running away in this grainy surveillance video last friday had just mugged a woman and threw her dog into oncoming traffic. the owner says she treated that dog like a child. >> seg everything in my head and wanting to break everything and seeing everything in my hundred dollars, screaming at the top of my lungs. seeing everything in my head. i just want her back. >> there is a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >>> it's chilly. no advisories in effect today, though. >> that's kind of surprising. the temperatures are similar outsi
upper 40s, low 50s. 53 in oakland. 51 in fremont. and here's a look at your forecast. over the next several days, yeah, kind of quiet except for those really cold mornings. by the way they already have the freeze warnings and the frost advisories in effect for tomorrow morning, as well. could be the coldest temperatures of the season so far and then sunshine monday through thursday. >> all right. we like sunshine. >> we do. but it's still going to be cold. no 60s. >> i was just looking at the forecast on the east coast in boston. they are in the 50s out there right now. we're freezing here. >> that's not too bad. >> what's up with that? >> i know. >> thank you, elizabeth. >>> in this morning's healthwatch, changes are coming for some of america's most popular sleeping pills. turns out, they work a bit too well. the fda is requiring makers of ambien and similar sleeping pills to lower the dosages. the problem, increased risk of injury due to morning drowsiness. specifically, we're talking car accidents. regulators want the recommended dosage
.m. now, once you get past san lorenzo everything is moving at the limit through oakland all the way towards the macarthur maze. let's check the south bay commute. here's a live look at san jose. 101 still moving at the limit approaching mckee. coming up a check of mass transit. back to you guys. >>> surveillance cameras show a man trying to kidnap a 13-year- old girl in san jose. the teenager fought hard and breck free. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the san jose police department this morning with more on the investigation. >> reporter: officers here at the san jose police department are hoping this new surveillance video can help lead to the arrest of the suspect. take a look. we slowed down the video. first you see the victim who is wearing white get dragged from behind into a dark driveway. police say the 13-year-old girl screamed and fought back. a few seconds later she broke free and ran down the street. police released this sketch of the man last friday morning on 33rd and saint james streets. officers commended the girl for putting up
the nimitz drive that's moving at the speed limit between oakland right here approaching hegenberger approaching the fremont area so really no big delays for both directions of 880. same story for 880 in the san jose area. you're looking at live pictures at traffic as it rolls past coleman avenue extremely quiet for bay area freeways. even the bay bridge is not too late to beat the backups there. still wide open at the pay gates. of course, at this early hour those metering lights are still off. as we look at some drive times, westbound 580 leaving the altamont pass to the dublin interchange, a quick 14 minutes. yellow you see there is a little slow traffic approaching grant line but by and large a good start to the tuesday commute. frank? >> okay, thanks liza. it is 5:11. >>> a former 49er is about to go on trial for allegedly beating up an ex-boyfriend. the fight started believe it or not over soy sauce. it's a crazy story. 30-year-old kwame harris was arrested at a restaurant at menlo park last year. investigators say harris got angry when t
for grabs if you know where a stolen piece of oakland art is located. it was stolen last week. the insurance company is offering a $12,000 reward for the return of the gold box. the box is 7" high and deep, and 9" long. it was taken in the second break-in at the museum in just two months. the museum has increased its security. >>> the bay area is on the verge of getting another area code. options are being considered on how to deal with fewer available numbers in marin, san francisco, and san mateo counties. so get ready for 628. the california puc held its first public meetings yesterday and some long-time san franciscans say they prefer to hang up on the idea of changing their number. >> nobody wants to dial more numbers. nobody -- they want to keep their number the same. if you make a mistake you have to dial the first number and then the next number and so forth and you have so many numbers that you have to dial, it's confusing. >> get attached to those numbers. the public can comment at two meetings today at san rafael city council
in the 60s and well, boy, 7 degrees in mountain view, that's a nice day there. 68 in oakland and 67 in santa rosa. next couple of days, we will continue the trend and a few more clouds over the weekend. cooler weather, maybe starting to get a little unsettled toward the mill of next week. >> i was talking to some friends in new orleans last night. it was like 38 degrees. >> yeah. it's amazing when that cold front swings through what happens, the weather really attention a turn. >> so much for that golf weather. >>> when we come back,, the fleur de lis is a simple bottom of the city of new orleans. michelle find out what it means. that and much more. we'll see you in a few. lucky charms?! ♪ ♪ yer always after me lucky charms! whoa. i forgot how good these taste! [ lucky ] ♪ they're magically delicious ♪ nom, nom, nom. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ become synonymous with the big easy.. right? >>> it is 5:23. you can't think of new orleans without picturing the fleur de lis and it's on the saints helmets and all overtown. what can you tell u
in oakland. about 57 degrees in hayward. much warmer days to come. we'll talk more about that in a moment. right now let's check the roads with liza. >> hi there, lawrence. good morning, everybody. we're looking at major systemwide delays now on amtrak. at first it just affected the capitol corridor line. now we are looking at systemwide delays on amtrak. this started as a problem in the sacramento area with amtrak reporting a trespasser somewhere along the tracks. that is now resulted in the delays. and we'll keep you posted when amtrak clears out the problems. big-time delays this morning on amtrak capitol corridor line. bay area freeways still in good shape. live pictures now of 101 as it rolls on through to san jose approaching mckee road. now, both 101 and 280 are just fine for your drive through san jose. now the bridge commute. bridge crews are clearing up a car that broke down on the lower deck of the bay bridge. this is counter commute eastbound 80 approaching treasure island the right lane shut down so you can see right now, so far very ligh
treated now over at the oakland zoo. veterinarians say he is very sick so they are trying to nurse him back to health. >>> the great white shark may soon be on california's protected species list. several nonprofit groups have petitioned the state citing two studies that estimate only 338 great whites remain off the west coast. a team of state officials is skeptical about that low number. but on monday they determined there is enough evidence to protect the species as threatened or endangered. the issue is now in the hands of the state fish & game commission. >>> some of the top players from baseball's steroid era are rejected in the hall of fame voting for the first time. former san francisco giants slugger barry bonds didn't even come close to being voted in on the first ballot. only 36% of the baseball writers in america who voted said that bonds belongs in the hall. that is far short of the 75% required. roger clemens got 37%. sammy sosa got 12%. >> everyone is weighing in on this on facebook and twitter. i have been following it. >> it was all
in oakland and 59 degrees in san francisco. over looking next couple of days, a lot of sunshine really nice weather. over the weekend more clouds but it stays dry. temperatures cooling down with storms coming. we'll get back into some more rainfall next week. >> you know what, we were hosting the super bowl this week. the chamber of commerce would send you a big thank you. >> perfect weather. >> much more from new orleans coming up. plus the sharks bringing us their play of the day. are they undefeated? highlights coming up. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. don't wait for presidents' day to save on a n
to the oakland coliseum, hegenberger, not seeing it in this camera but again, just watch out. they have various lanes blocked in both directions once again across the stretch. to the san mateo bridge now, this is a live look at westbound 92, 14 minutes is the drive time towards high-rise and foster city. by the way we're also getting word of an accident through the altamont pass so we'll tell you more about that once we get more details in a few minutes. in the meantime, here's lawrence with a check of your forecast. >> all right, elizabeth. a lot of clouds right now thick fog in the valleys visibilities down to half mile or so. and we continue to see a few raindrops outside. really widely scattered this morning but if you are headed out, you'll see on our high-def doppler radar still a couple of spots mainly into the south that we're seeing some of those scattered showers popping up. so don't be surprised if you are driving around the bay area this morning and see a light shower. a chance of some showers this morning. you have some fog out there temp
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